Money

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:49

Google's move to ban crypto-currency-related ads is part of what Spencer described as a broader crackdown on bad actors in the advertising realm. In a separate blog post, Google said it took down 3.2 billion advertisements that violated its advertising policies in 2017, almost double the number of advertisements it removed in 2016.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:33

The chancellor says the real wage will start to rise by the first quarter of next year. Despite revealing the smallest budget deficit since 2002, Mr Hammond had already said the national debt was too high and that it would be wrong to put "every penny" into more public spending.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:52

Despite the lack of tanks, the parade will feature "a heavy air component", with military air crafts flying overhead at the end of the parade. Officials said they are anxious about the possible damage that non-wheeled vehicles could infict upon Washington streets.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:51

During the pilot, a trained human driver will sit behind the wheel, ready to take over, if necessary. Waymo wouldn't say how many trucks are being tested, but it released pictures showing two blue semis . Waymo, the self-driving vehicle unit owned by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), has always been at the forefront of the self-driving auto revolution, and now it's bringing that expertise into the commercial trucking world as well.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:44

Nunberg and Cohen's travails undermine the Trump family's narrative about the patriarch's flawless radar for finding the best people. Mueller has indicted 13 Russians and four former Trump aides, three of whom have entered plea deals involving co-operation.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:43

Most of the growth took place in the industries of construction, retail trade, professional and business services, manufacturing, financial activities, and mining, according to the Department of Labor. Employees worked more hours last month, which also may have played a role in the wage numbers. That runs counter to economists' expectation for hiring to broadly ease as the labor market tightens.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:42

He's a great guy, and he gets the best out of players. McTominay qualifies for Scotland through his grandparents, but had resisted attempts to persuade him to pledge his allegiance to the Scots, preferring instead to focus on establishing himself in the senior squad at Old Trafford.

by | March 02, 2018 | 05:31

The airline has announced flights to the East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Edinburgh and Glasgow International Airport have been axed. More than 200 people will spend tonight in the terminal building at Cork Airport after they were stranded by a combination of cancelled flights and bad weather.

by | March 02, 2018 | 05:21

Thomas Homan , U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's acting director, told Fox News that the mayor's warning on Twitter was "beyond the pale" and compared her to a gang lookout who tells people when a police vehicle is arriving.

by | March 02, 2018 | 04:56

Strength in the dollar also weighed on crude prices as a rising greenback diminished the appeal of commodities priced in the USA currency. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures rose 78 cents to settle at $63.55 a barrel, trading between $62.33 and $63.73.

by | February 25, 2018 | 00:19

Berkshire Hathaway reported a $65.3 billion increase in book value over 2017, boosted by a $29 billion gain from changes to the US tax regime. "You and I are lucky to have Ajit and Greg working for us", Buffett wrote. A major reason for that decline was a $2.22 billion loss from insurance underwriting, Berkshire's first full-year deficit since 2002, hurt by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and wildfires in California.

by | February 24, 2018 | 10:17

At 10:15 a.m. ET (15:15 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange'sS&P/TSX composite index was up 20.68 points, or 0.13 percent, at 15,544.69. Baker Hughes said the number of active US rigs increased by three over the last week. The S&P 500 gained 1.6 percent to end at 2,747.30, with utilities and energy as the best-performing sectors. "What is going on with Qualcomm and their bid for NXP is certainly making all the semiconductors look more attractive", said JJ Kinahan, chief market strategist at ...

by | February 24, 2018 | 10:16

The assets acquired will enable the stations to expand their digital footprint and support their shared missions to reflect and serve their listeners and the public. In an open letter to Southern Californians, KPCC Chief Content Officer Kristen Muller said that when LAist went dark, "a collective shudder ran through our newsroom".

by | February 23, 2018 | 06:31

For the full year, it reported a net loss of 1.92 billion pounds ($2.68 billion), compared to a profit of 1.62 billion pounds ($2.26 billion) in 2016. Shares in the British bank were up 5.1 percent to 212 pence at 1043 GMT, sending Barclays to the top of the FTSE .FTSE index risers after it said it would resume paying its full dividend of 6.5 pence per share, which it halved in March 2016 in order to provide extra funds to pay for restructuring.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:22

I guess we will be able to live stream 4K 360 degree content from our smartphones! AT&T has announced Tuesday that it is rolling out 5G to three locations including Dallas, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Atlanta . AT&T Sr. Vice President Igal Elbaz said after the first phase, the company will be the first to deliver standards-based mobile 5G. The company didn't list specific areas of the Metroplex that would have access to the network.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:06

Uber also said its USA ride-hailing market share fell from 82 per cent at the start of a year ago to 70 per cent in the fourth quarter. The numbers show that Uber under Khosrowshahi is on a path toward profitability and a sustainable economic model, Kulkarni said.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:27

Jennifer Vandekreeke , vice-president and General Manager of Carnival Cruise Line , said the decision to remove an entire family group from a cruise was "unprecedented". It is not the first time Australian passengers have complained of violence on board cruise ships. One passenger, who gave her name as Katie, said one one family had been "looking for trouble from the minute they got on the ship", adding there were around 30 troublemakers.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:04

Hampshire's Ageas Bowl has been widely tipped to be awarded a lucrative Test against Australia when the European Central Bank board announces venues for the 2023 series and inaugural Twenty20 franchise tournament. David Hodgkiss OBE, Chairman of Lancashire Cricket Club, said, "We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded this comprehensive package of global matches from 2020-2024 which includes an Ashes Test and a further 56 days of top level cricket, plus being named as a host for the new ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:03

The movements seen in USA futures come on the back of a strong finish Monday , when the Dow Jones industrial average closing up more than 400 points. The S&P has lost about 10 percent and $2.5 trillion in value since late January. Last Friday, trade closed higher and all of the three major indexes closed the week over 5% down.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:01

Stressing that the Enforcement Directorate and other investigation agencies have taken action with alacrity, Ravi Shankar Prasad said properties assets worth Rs 1,300 crore have already been seized and the passports have been revoked , along with circulating a look-out-notice for Nirav Modi .